In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Sometimes I dream of having a leader who has simple wisdom and the ordinary values of plain-speaking honesty and guileless good will.
- Frank is a guileless creature whose actions almost certainly result in some degree of catastrophe, but if he is working towards a purpose - either good or bad - it is beyond my abilities to discover what that purpose may be.
- There was an innocence about those days - something wanton yet guileless.
- Indeed, he seems so sincere and guileless he could make ally unsuspecting bloke fall under his sweet spell.
- It's a candid, troubled, guileless record that obviously throws its own maker for a loop.
- Like the invitation to run together, he blurted out such things as if he were completely unaware of how they might be interpreted, with a guileless innocence that couldn't help but put me at ease.
- In his brief life M.R. was a successful family and businessman and the last time I saw him, he was still as friendly, open, and guileless as he'd been the morning I met his pigs.
- Breathtaking in their simple beauty, guileless in their natural expressiveness, these early pieces have few of the bizarre exaggerations of character reflected in her subsequent work.
- His smile was perfectly innocent and guileless.
- It seemed like a heavy responsibility to place upon an innocent, guileless ukulele.
- And Elizabeth is about the most innocent, guileless, angelic little girl you've ever met.
- He is open and guileless; physically close to Jonathan, sexually attracted to Clare and yet oblivious to the damaging impact he might have on them.
- He is guileless, so sincere that he's practically transparent, and what you see is what you get - intelligence, decency, exasperation, bewilderment, and pain.
- She has a frank and guileless style of writing, letting the incredible subject matter remain the focus, rather than any shabby poetic frills.
- That the Third World was born guileless and innocent only to be brutalised by the West is a popular slogan in many parts of the world.
- It was the innocent, guileless laugh that normally only the young could make.
- Jonathon was completely open and guileless, much to his own discomfort.
- It has great sincerity, and the script is very honest, guileless.
- The country folk in the train spoke a language I was unfamiliar with, but their open, guileless speech and laughter was more beautiful to me than any hymn.
- The piece mourned a guileless innocence Linke fears modern society has lost.
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